Zoey Goto | Journalist & Feature Writer

August, 2013 Monthly archive

Following on from my recent interview with the vintage bridal expert Zoe Lem http://www.zoeygoto.com/fashion/
I have compiled a list of recommendations for brides looking to add some retro glamour to their wedding day:

For real vintage bride inspiration: www.lovemydress.net and the popular site www.rocknrollbride.com which now has its own magazine.

Original vintage dresses: Visit the boutique Fur Coat No Knickers just off Carnaby Street. Also check out the websites Heavenly Vintage www.heavenlyvintagebrides.co.uk or Abigail’s Vintage Bridal www.abigailsvintagebridal.co.uk

Vintage headdresses: Sally Lacock makes romantic, lace creations www.sallylacock.com

Retro cakes: Visit Choccywoccydoodah, based in Brighton and London.

Entertainment: The Bellinis, bringing old-fashioned glamour to modern hits.

Retro bridal hair and makeup styling: www.lipstickandcurls.net

Vintage hen party: Learn the Charleston in Brighton or have a Gatsby moment in London with The Vintage Hen House www.vintagehenhouse.co.uk

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Self magazine (Conde Nast China) have recently published my two-part guide to eccentric businesses in London. Myself and the photographer Xiaoye Shen spent an intensive few weeks visiting some of London’s most unusual shops and hearing the stories of the people who started them. This included London’s best tattoo parlour, Lady GaGa’s latex designer, the world’s most theatrical cake maker and The School of Life – where you can take a class in ‘How to be Cool’. To see the complete articles, please click through to my lifestyle section:http://www.zoeygoto.com/lifestyle/

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